exhale - ecodis extended high-efficiency and low-complexity encoder

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   This Software is being made available and/or distributed under the following Modified BSD-style License. For a list of authors which have contributed to this Software, called «contributors» in the text below, please refer to the respective files provided with this distribution (source files or binary executable) to which modifications were contributed.


Licensor's Copyright Notice

   Copyright © 2018–2020 Christian R. Helmrich, ecodis (Licensor). All rights reserved.


List of License Conditions

   Redistribution and use [of this Software] in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that [all of] the following [four] conditions are met:

  • Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice [in each file provided with the distribution], this list of conditions, and the following disclaimer.

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  • [Redistributions of modified versions of this Software, whether in source or binary form, must reproduce a notice in each file provided with the distribution and affec­ted by the modification, documenting the name of the contributor having authored the modification and the year of the modification.]

  • Neither the name of the Licensor nor the names of the contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this Software without specific prior written permission [from the Licensor].


Liability and Patent Disclaimer

   THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE LICENSOR AND THE CONTRIBUTORS «AS IS» AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PUR­POSE) ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE LICENSOR OR ANY CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

  [This Software may be subject to other third-party and/or contributor rights, including patent rights. In particular, this Software may implement methods and/or technologies required to perform in compliance with certain specifications of the ISO/IEC (MPEG-D) international standard 23003-3, which may be subject to said other rights. NO express or implied licenses to any patent claims related to the use of this Software are granted under this license, and the Licensor provides NO WARRANTY of patent non-infringement with respect to this Software. Patent licenses required for the use of this Software to generate digital bit-streams according to any specifications of ISO/IEC 23003-3 may be obtained through Via Licensing and/or the corresponding patent holders individually.]

Written by C. R. Helmrich for exhale 1.0.0, Jan. 2020. Available at www.ecodis.de/exhale/license.htm.